In Their Own Words

The Legendary Boxing Comeback Begins

Clip: Season 1 Episode 2 | 3m 24s

After a 3-year exile for refusing induction into the Army during the Vietnam War, Muhammad Ali’s epic boxing comeback begins with an easy victory in Atlanta, Georgia over Jerry Quarry in October of 1970, followed by a knockout of Oscar Bonavena in New York City in December, which set up the first Ali-Frazier fight.

Aired: 09/08/15

Rating: TV-PG

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning